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Salem School District - Summer Performing Arts Enrichment: Band

Instructional Videos

BREATHING is SO IMPORTANT!
It may seem silly to say, but sometimes musicians need to practice how to breathe CORRECTLY
to get the best sound from our instruments.  

Check out "The Breathing Gym" playlist below for exercises to help you gain strength and stamina while playing your wind instruments!  (Be sure to click on the right side of the screen for more episodes!)

CALLING ALL PERCUSSIONISTS!

PERCUSSION - SNARE DRUM RUDIMENTS
It is always important to practice our BASIC SKILLS!
Follow the link below to a presentation and tutorial on a few of the basic Snare Drum Rudiments!

 

BRASS PLAYERS!!! (Trumpet and Trombone)

Flutes! Saxes! Clarinets!

FINGER CHARTS

You can always learn new notes on your instrument!
You can find a finger chart in the back of your Essential Elements for Band book (page 46-47), or click the link to your instrument below for a printable version.